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That Sinking Feeling (1979)

 -  Comedy  -  October 1980 (UK)
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Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that stainless steel sinks are worth a lot of money ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Mannion ...
The Doctor
Eddie Burt ...
Eddie the Driver
Richard Demarco ...
Himself
Alex Mackenzie ...
The Tramp
Margaret Adams ...
Gang Girl
Kim Masterton ...
Gang Girl
Danny Benson ...
Policeman
Robert Buchanan ...
Ronnie
Drew Burns ...
Pete
Gerry Clark ...
The Watchman
Anne Graham ...
Computer Nurse
Billy Greenlees ...
Wal
John Hughes ...
Vic
Eric Joseph ...
The Wee Man
Allan Love ...
Alec
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Ronnie, Wal, Andy and Vic are four bored, unemployed teens in dreary, rainy Glasgow. Ronnie comes up with a great idea. He has noticed that stainless steel sinks are worth a lot of money and comes up with a complicated scheme: to steal sinks from a warehouse dressed as girls and using a stop-motion potion. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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scotland | independent film

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October 1980 (UK)  »

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Descendo Pelo Ralo  »

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The cost for dubbing the US release was more than the original film production costs. See more »

Quotes

Pete: There must be more to life than suicide.
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The action of this film takes place in a fictious town called Glasgow. Any resemblance to any real town called Glasgow is purely coincidental. See more »

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Referenced in Gregory's Two Girls (1999) See more »

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SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE
Played by Alan Darby
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Really funny, if you love Scottish based comedy.
8 May 2000 | by (guelph, canada) – See all my reviews

Great comedy for those who like the Scottish spirit and sense of humor. Fairly low budget look doesn't hinder the film except for the sound track. Lot's of memorable scenes and quotes. I enjoyed it for the characters and not so much for the look or the sound.


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